|Date of birth||April 1, 1947|
|Place of birth||Gimcheon, South Korea|
|Height||1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)|
|1964||Gimcheon High School|
|1966||Seonggwang High School|
|1972–1975||Korea Housing Bank|
|1977–1980||Korea Housing Bank|
|1979–1989||Korea Housing Bank|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only|
|Revised Romanization||Gim Jaehan|
Kim was proficient at post play by utilizing his 1.91m height. He was unrivaled in the air because he had not only height but great jumping skills. He also had good positional sense and had confidence to find the spot where the ball will fall.
Kim participated competitions of various sports during his early life. He decided to be a baseball player in Daegu High School, but his baseball team was disbanded while he attended the high school. He changed his career path to be a footballer and spent his youth career in Seonggwang High School, Cheil Industries FC, and Konkuk University.
After the university graduation, Kim joined Korea Housing Bank FC. In 1972, his team won four national top-tier trophies and he was selected for the South Korea national football team for the first time. Kim was picked in the South Korea squad for the 1974 World Cup qualification. He scored against Thailand and Hong Kong which helped South Korea reached to the Final Round against Australia. The aggregate score of final round was tied despite his goal, and South Korea lost in the replay match by 0–1.
Korea Housing Bank
- Korean Semi-professional League: 1972 Spring, 1972 Autumn
- Korean President's Cup: 1972
- Korean Prime Minister's Financial Syndicate Cup: 1972
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- "[최현길의 스포츠에세이] 김신욱은 '원조 꺽다리' 김재한을 넘어설 수 있을까" (in Korean). Sports Donga. 31 August 2017.
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- "體育記者團「베스트11」뽑아 朴利天 올해 蹴球最優秀선수" (in Korean). Dong-A Ilbo. 28 December 1972.
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- "趙榮增 최우수選手로 新聞·通信 蹴球기자 선정" (in Korean). Kyunghyang. 26 December 1977.
- "최우수선수 金在漢 蹴球베스트11 선정" (in Korean). Kyunghyang. 16 January 1979.